exchangeable

[iks-cheyn-juh-buh l]

adjective

capable of being exchanged.

Nearby words

  1. exchange force,
  2. exchange rate,
  3. exchange rate mechanism,
  4. exchange student,
  5. exchange transfusion,
  6. exchangee,
  7. exchanger,
  8. exchequer,
  9. exchequer, court of,
  10. excide

Origin of exchangeable

First recorded in 1565–75; exchange + -able

SYNONYMS FOR exchangeable
Exchangeable, interchangeable apply to something that may replace something else. That which is exchangeable may be exchanged for money, credit, or other purchases to the amount of the original purchase: These dishes are exchangeable if you find they are not satisfactory. Interchangeable applies to those things capable of being reciprocally put in each other's place: Standard parts are interchangeable.

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